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Drew Dober vs Paddy Pimblett preview
When is Dober vs Pimblett?
Drew Dober could potentially face the challenge of Paddy Pimblett, in Early 2023.
The fight would take place over 5 rounds in the Lightweight division, which means the weight limit would be 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).
Dober vs Pimblett stats
Drew Dober would step into the octagon with a record of 26 wins, 11 loses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.
Paddy Pimblett would make his way to the cage with a record of 19 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 9 by submission.
The stats suggest Dober would have an advantage in power over Pimblett, with a 50% knock out percentage over Pimblett's 32%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Pimblett would have a large advantage over Dober, boosting at 47% submission rate over Dober's 23%.
Drew Dober is the older man by 6 years, at 34 years old.
Pimblett has a height advantage of 2 inches over Dober.
Dober is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 15 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 3 years and 2 months earlier than Pimblett, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 38 more professional rounds, 82 to Pimblett's 44.
Dober vs Pimblett form
Drew Dober has stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he won against Bobby Green at UFC Fight Night: Cannonier vs. Strickland on 17th December 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Rafael Alves at UFC 277 on 30th July 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at Madison Square Garden, New York City.
Going into that contest, he had beat Terrance McKinney at UFC Fight Night on 12th March 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had been beaten by Brad Riddell at UFC 263 on 12th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Gila River Arena, Glendale.
He had lost to Islam Makhachev at UFC 259 on 6th March 2021 by unanimous decision in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Pimblett has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight, he defeated Jared Gordon at UFC 282 on 10th December 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Jordan Leavitt at UFC Fight Night London on 23rd July 2022 by submission in the 2nd round at The O2, London, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had won against Rodrigo Vargas at UFC Fight Night London on 19th March 2022 by submission in the 1st round at 02 Arena, London.
Before that, he had defeated Luigi Vendramini at UFC Vegas 36 on 4th September 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
He had beat Decky Dalton at Cage Warriors 113 on 20th March 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at BEC Arena, Manchester, England.
In terms of recent activity, Drew Dober has been fighting more than Paddy Pimblett.
Drew Dober last fought 3 months and 14 days ago, while Paddy Pimblett's last outing was 3 months and 21 days ago.
Dober's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years and 25 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.4 rounds on average.
Pimblett's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years and 11 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.6 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Dober vs Pimblett?
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